辣椒豉油熟油 Chinese Chili Soy Dipping Sauce (vegan) is packed with flavourful umami and spicy flavours. It goes with all your Asian recipes, especially dumplings, tofu and seafood. The heat level for this sweet and savory sauce can adjusted to your personal preference! Next time you are looking for a spicy Asian sauce, make this in just 5 minutes!
Spicy Dipping Sauce for Prawns and Seafood Ingredients and Substitutions
The following sauce ingredients can be found at your local asian grocery store. When choosing which condiment to use for Chinese cooking, I typically choose a Chinese soy sauce for making spicy soy dipping sauce for prawns and seafood and reserve the Japanese soy sauce for making easy dipping sauce for dumplings and gyoza dipping sauce.
- Steamed fish soy sauce (a type of sweet soy sauce)
- Garlic cloves
- Brown Sugar
- Green Onion
- Thai Red Chili Peppers (Birds Eye Chili)
- Vegetable Oil
- Sesame Oil (optiopnal)
You can also use light soy sauce or dark soy sauce in place of Steamed fish soy sauce. If you do not have fresh chili you can also opt for red pepper flakes, cayenne peppers or chili oil like Lao Gan Ma. You can also use jalapeno peppers for this spicy sauce,
Of course, how much red chili flakes depends on your spice level preference. If you prefer your sauce to be extra spicy, keep the seeds to your birds eye chili
How To Make Asian Seafood Dipping Sauce
This simple Asian dipping sauce is made with a few of your favorite ingredients already in your pantry. The sauce itself is an excellent compliment to the delicate flavours of seafood like spot prawns.
Unlike Nước Chấm (Vietnamese spicy fish sauce), this spicy dipping sauce for shrimp in Chinese food is gentle, light while having subtle heat levels.
In a small bowl, mix together two tablespoons soy sauce, minced clove of garlic, shallot, finely chopped green onion, cilantro, Thai red chili pepper and a little sugar. Set aside.
In a small stainless steel sauce pot, heat vegetable oil on medium heat until hot but not smoking.
Pour the heated oil directly onto the seafood and shrimp dipping sauce. You will hear a noticeable sizzle sound. Adding cooked oil is a great way to enhance the sweet flavor of the dipping sauce for chinese boiled shrimp 白灼蝦.
This is a great recipe to highlight the essential ingredient - delicate and sweet tasting spot prawns.
This sauce is not suitable for salad dressing and it does not have rice vinegar or black vinegar typically found in Chinese dumpling sauce mixed with fresh ginger.
What To Serve With Chinese Chili Soy Dipping Sauce
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Chinese Chili Soy Dipping Sauce 辣椒豉油熟油
辣椒豉油熟油 Chinese Chili Soy Dipping Sauce (vegan) is packed with flavourful umami and spicy flavours. It goes with all your Asian recipes, especially dumplings, tofu, and seafood. The heat level for this sweet and savory sauce can adjusted to your personal preference! Next time you are looking for a spicy Asian sauce, make this in just 5 minutes!
- Prep Time: 5
- Cook Time: 5
- Total Time: 10 minutes
- Yield: 2 people 1x
- Category: Dips and Sauces
- Method: Boil
- Cuisine: Chinese
- Diet: Vegan
- 1 tbsp steamed fish soy sauce
- 3-4 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 stalks green onions, finely chopped
- 2 tsp brown sugar
- 50 g cilantro, finely chopped
- 1 clove shallot, finely chopped
- 1-2 birds eye chili, finely chopped and seeds removed
- ¼ C vegetable oil
- In a small bowl, mix together two tablespoons soy sauce, minced clove of garlic, shallot, finely chopped green onion, cilantro, Thai red chili pepper and a little sugar. Set aside.
- In a small stainless steel saucepan, heat vegetable oil on medium heat until hot but not smoking.
- Remove saucepan from heat.
- Pour the heated oil directly onto the seafood and shrimp dipping sauce. You will hear a noticeable sizzle sound.
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If you prefer your sauce to be extra spicy, keep the seeds to your bird's eye chili.
- Serving Size: 1 small bowl
- Calories: 276
- Sugar: 4.6 g
- Sodium: 271 mg
- Fat: 27.7 g
- Carbohydrates: 8.6 g
- Fiber: 1.7 g
- Protein: 1.9 g
- Cholesterol: 0 mg
Keywords: Chinese, Dips, Sauce, Seafood, Prawns, Vegan, Dipping Sauce, Sweet and spicy, 辣椒, 豉油, 熟油, 辣椒豉油熟油
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Great dipping sauce for seafood!
Ooh, another intriguing recipe from you. I've not come across a dipping sauce where you add hot oil. Going to have to try this, sounds delicious.
adding hot oil is KEY!
I loved this dipping sauce. I had them with veggie stping rolls and they were delish!
Yum! This is so perfect for dumplings and tofu.
I love this sauce! It’s so versatile and delicious. I use it in many Asian styled dishes I make!
Thanks Jacqui! So happy it was a staple!
Such a perfect dipping sauce! I make this whenever I am making Asian food, because it goes with everything!
It totally goes with EVERYTHING!
I used a fish free soy sauce and it worked great! 🙂
you don't even nee fish sauce!
ruth grindeland says
I made this for my spice loving family and we all loved it!
awesome to hear!
This dipping sauce is so delicious and full of flavor! We enjoyed it with dumplings!
dumplings are wonderful pairing!
Chef Mireille says
I'm a spicy food lover and this dipping sauce was perfect with some fried wontons I had made. No more bottled sauces - I love the freshness of this sauce!
fried wontons sounds lovely!! i bet it was a great pairing!
Giangi Townsend says
Super easy and so delicious, A must have sauce.
absolutely turns up the heat to any dish!
Gina Abernathy says
Such a wonderful and flavorful dipping sauce. This is perfect for my seafood nights.
level up your seafood nights!
This is so delicious! Goes perfectly with dumplings!
Simple and delicious dipping sauce. So good.
glad you liked it!
I love how this chili soy makes all recipes more appetizing and easy to prepare too.
such an easy way to turn up the heat!
such a delicious soy sauce! love the chili take on it!
Yumm this was the perfect dipping sauce for our seafood dinner!
Omg I love this one so much! I dip almost anything in this haha - to make it vegan I use a plant based fish sauce and it tastes just as amazing!
the best thing is this sauce doesn't even need fish sauce! so you are 100% vegan safe!
Emily Flint says
I made this with jalapenos because that was all I could find and it was still delicious. I'll be on the lookout for bird's eye chili!
Yes Jalapenos works equally well!
I had no idea it was so easy to make my own dipping sauce! Must try!
Such a tasty sauce and a useful recipe too!